The Downtown Hattiesburg Farmer’s Market is held 3-6 pm each Thursday at Town Square Park. For more information visit, www.hattiesburgfarmersmarket.com. Seventh Day Adventist Church Farmers’ Market: 3-6 pm, Sundays, in front of Home Depot. No charge for vendors to set up. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Southern Miss Farmer's Market, Held each Monday, 3-6 pm. Held at the old Elam Arms site near Hardy St. and S. 31st Ave. Fresh produce from local farmers, baked/canned goods, arts & crafts.
ONGOING ART EXHIBITS:
Through August 27 A Slice of Summer features selected paintings of beaches, boats, and other summer scenes Mississippi from the Sarah Gillespie Collection. Artists include Walter Anderson, Leif Anderson, Charles Ambrose and other Mississippi artists.The exhibit is located at the Sarah Ellen Gillespie Museum of Art. Call 601-318-6542
August 16, 1:30 - 6:30 pm, & August 30 - September 1, Great Southern Stampede, Coca-Cola of Hattiesburg presents Great Southern Stampede brought to you by Toyota of Hattiesburg and MS Ag!! This exciting event starts Saturday, August 16th with Kidsburg (1:30-6:30p) and then on to Saturday night at 7 p.m. bull riding and barrel racing action and ending with a full Frank Foster concert. Tickets for this event go on sale July 28, 2014. Advanced Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for kids 12 & Under for the Bulls, Bands and Barrels Event, Tickets at the door are $20 and $15. (Kids with a Kidsburg armband will receive a $3 discount at the door!) Tickets can be purchased at Boot Country, Hub City West, and Forrest County Multipurpose Center.
August 19, Pine Belt Idol is coming to Hattiesburg!!! Contestants must be between the ages of 15 and 28. Upload your video on Fox 23's Facebook Page: http://facebook.upickem.net/r/3asx82jr5kE Held at Forrest County James Lynn Cartlidge Multi Purpose Center.
August 26, Pond Management Workshop, Lamar County Extension Office, Purvis. Bill Maily will discuss population evaluation, weed control, construction, stocking, and management harvest practices. Demonstrations and outdoor learning experiences.
October 11, Horses 4 Heroes Trail Ride at Camp Shelby
Horses 4 Heroes will host the 1st Annual Trail Ride at Camp Shelby on October 11, 2014. The Forrest County Multipurpose Center will be available for Overnight Layovers by providing RV site, Stalls and Shavings. If you are planning on attending the Trail Ride and need a RV Hookup or Horse Stall, please reserve by calling 601-583-7500. For more info on the Trail Ride please contact: Jeannie Whaley @ 601-310-8401, Curtis Patrick @ 601-558-2865 or Vanessa Snodgrass @ 601-466-91534 or by email at CAMPSHELBYTRAILRIDE@YAHOO.COM.
Every Thursday, 11:30 am - 1 pm. All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.